Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

S2E5: David Rockwell

David Rockwell is the founder and president of the Rockwell Group and a theatrical set designer.

On this episode, he talks about his multifaceted exploration of “how the immediate environment can connect people,“ from restaurants and children’s playgrounds to the Broadway stage.
One of the favorite client lines is, “We’d really like something that is timeless.” And my response is, To get to timeless, you’ve got to at least pass through timely.
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Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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